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The Studio

Dance by Carly provides a family-friendly atmosphere dedicated to the creative art of dance and performance while building self-confidence, poise, and group respect. Come join south Austin’s premier dance company, specializing in ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical, acro, contemporary, and creative movement. We also offer Mothers Morning Out, afterschool pick-up, a competitive dance troupe, adult classes, and much more. In addition, there will be an exciting end-of-year spring recital! We are currently enrolling students from age 2 to adults. Some of our children’s dance classes will be held during adult classes so you can sign yourself and your child up and start a healthy lifestyle of dance and fitness in your family!


Location and Facilities


Dance by Carly is a beautiful Facility! In our 12,000 sq foot location,  we have 7 studios with 7x8 foot mirrors along a 30-foot wall stretching from the floor up. In our incredible soon-to-come black box theatre, we will hold conventions, events, rental for parties, performances, etc.
Custom-designed ballet barres that are welded and connected on a 30 foot stretch along the wall. Spring flooring under our beautiful hardwood dance floor, which is standard for high activity dancing. The spring flooring allows the dancers to perform for hours without damage to ankles, knees, or feet. Both studios have one to two 6x6 foot viewing windows that are only one-sided. They provide the parents, students, and their families with plenty of space to watch their children dance, without crowding around the window. These viewing windows are extra mirrors for the dancers in the rooms. Most of the time parents will roll up a chair and work on a computer while observing their children dance. This has made our studio a very safe and comfortable place for dancers and their parents.
We have a kitchen and two spacious bathrooms, vending machines, New Era Martial Arts, Children's Art Theatre. Our afterschool program has a beautiful school-like, quiet room that allows our after-school teacher and students to do their homework in a library-type setting after their dance class.
Personal lockers are provided to all afterschool students. With a dance class every day, they can keep dance attire at the studio without losing stuff or forgetting it at home or school.
Our hallways are a spacious 6 feet wide allowing everyone to get where they need to go without crowding hallways.  Dance attire is on sale in the studio.
Please call or stop in to have a tour of the studio.
Dance by Carly Studio was built by Rene and Celia Garza with Carly Bell in Oct. 2012 in the HEB Shopping Center. We have now relocated to 10203 Old Manchaca Rd. 
Providing a safe, family friendly atmosphere in the heart of South Austin.
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